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Diplomacy will end Russia-Ukraine conflict, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Indonesia on Monday to attend the Group 20 (G20) Summit at Bali, Indonesia. He received a warm welcome from the Indian diaspora at the airport . The people from the Indian community sang “chithi aayee hai…” the Hindi song from film Naam (1986).

Ahead of his visit to G20 Summit, Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) had issued a statement, “PM Modi will have extensive discussions with other G20 leaders on key issues of global concern, such as reviving global growth, food & energy security, environment, health, and digital transformation.” He will participate in three key sessions dealing with health, digital transformation and food and energy security.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo opened the G20 Summit on Tuesday with leaders expected to pile pressure on member Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. In his opening remarks, PM Modi said, “I have repeatedly said that we have to find a way to return to the path of ceasefire and diplomacy in Ukraine”.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had an interaction with all the world leaders. He was seen sharing lighter moments with Joe Biden, President of United States of America. PM Modi also had a talk with his British counterpart, Rishi Sunak.

“The Summit will witness extensive deliberations on ways to overcome important global challenges. It will also focus on ways to further sustainable development across our planet,” the Prime Minister’s Office had tweeted.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday cautioned the G-20 leaders that today’s fertiliser shortage could become tomorrow’s food crisis as he strongly pitched for maintaining a “stable” supply chain for both manure and food grains.

During the summit, PM Modi will also takeover the G20 presidency from Indonesia. The logo, theme and website of the India G20 presidency were unveiled last week by him during a virtual briefing.

Let’s take a glance at some of the salient features of G20 Summit from Indian perspective:

The solution to the ongoing conflict in Russia and Ukraine.

India will highlight India’s achievements, and our unwavering commitment to collectively address global challenges.

Highlight how India ensured food security for its 1.3 billion citizens during the COVID pandemic while supplying food grains to many countries.

The current shortage of fertilizers in terms of food security is also a huge crisis.

G20 Summit: PM Modi and PM Sunak meet for first time

Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is in Bali, Indonesia for the G20 Summit had a meeting with United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.

Both the statesmen discussed important issues relating to world politics including the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

Taking to Twitter, PMO India stated: “Prime Ministers @narendramodi and @RishiSunak in conversation during the first day of the @g20org Summit in Bali.”

Among those attending the summit are Chinese President Xi Jinping, US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, and French President Emmanuel Macron.

On Monday, PM Modi who is in Bali to take part in the G20 summit, was greeted by a swarm of Indians when he landed for the G20 meetings. Modi had received a traditional and colourful welcome upon his arrival at the airport. Later, he said that he looks forward to having discussions with world leaders on the global issues during his visit.

G20 countries comprise of Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Türkiye, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the European Union.